Bulldogs fight hard in Pampa Lions’ Club Tournament

Over Thanksgiving weekend, the Borger Bulldogs competed in the Pampa Lions’ Club Tournament that drew eight competitive teams from as far as El Paso and Lawton, Okla.The Bulldogs battled hard throughout the tournament, but came up short in their three games against Lawton, Dumas, and Amarillo San Jacinto to drop to 1-4 for the 2011-12 season.Lawton, Okla. 62 Borger 36In their tournament opener, the Bulldogs took on a solid Lawton who opened the game building a 34-18 lead.The Bulldogs put together a good four period scoring 17 points, but it wasn’t enough to get a comeback win.Borger junior Jamon Hearon led the Bulldogs in scoring with a 11 points, followed by senior Tyrell Haynes with 10 point.Lawton 16 18 17 11 62Borger 8 5 6 17 36Borger leading scorers: Jamon Hearon 11, Tyrell Haynes 10, Seth Rawlinson, Kolter Newton 5Dumas 58 Borger 52After trailing much of the game, the Bulldogs rallied to take a 48-47 lead over the Demons in the fourth period. However, the Demons battled back to pull out the six point win.Hearon led the Bulldogs with 18 points followed by Haynes with 12 points.Dumas 15 14 18 11 58Borger 8 12 17 15 52Borger leading scorers: Jamon Hearon 18, Tyrell Haynes 12, Grant Boren 8Amarillo San Jacinto 60 Borger 57The Bulldogs opened their game with the Patriots strong and were able to take a 20-13 lead after the first period.Unfortunately, a cold second period by the Bulldogs allowed the Patriots to go on an 18-3 run in the second period, giving San Jacinto the cushion they needed the remainder of the game to get the win.Borger 20 3 16 18 57San Jacinto 11 18 14 17 60Borger leading scorers: Jamon Hearon 24 Dillon Salinas 12, Tyrell Haynes 8The Bulldogs will next take part in the Amarillo River Road Tournament later this week, starting on Thursday and running through Saturday.